Center for Undergraduate Research

May 7, 2014

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Thanks for a great Symposium!  

Over 325 people attended the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 26, making it the largest in the 17-year history of KU's Symposium.  One hundred seven students presented their projects, representing 25 departments from across campus. 


Faculty and graduate student judges selected 20 presentations to receive Outstanding Presentation Awards, which comes with a $50 award (see the list of award winners here...).

The Center for Undergraduate Research would like to thank all those who helped make this year's Undergraduate Research Symposium possible. We appreciate all the effort that was put into this celebration of undergraduate research, and look forward to next year's Symposium!

Read more about the Undergraduate Research Symposium...

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May Spotlights 

Alumnus spotlight:
John Daniels, System Engineer
Major: Chemical Engineering, Class of 2004
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Mentor spotlight: Giselle Anatol
Department: English
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Student spotlight: Alyssa Ong
Major: Accounting & Finance
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We're still looking for more alumni to feature on our website, so please forward this to anyone you know who might be interested in being featured.  They can fill out the alumni spotlight form here.
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